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Little Eagle Woman Sentenced for Child Abuse

June 6, 2012
Contact: Mark E. Salter
Assistant United States Attorney

US Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Little Eagle, South Dakota, woman charged with Child Abuse was sentenced on June 5, 2012, by US District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Jackie Little Dog, a/k/a Audrey Jacqueline Little Dog, a/k/a Audrey Jacqueline Bobtail Bear, age 52, was sentenced to 30 months in custody with credit for time served, two years of supervised release, and a $100 assessment to the Victim Assistance Fund.

Little Dog was indicted for Sex Trafficking of a Child by a federal grand jury on May 3, 2011. A superseding indictment charging her with Sex Trafficking of a Child and Child Abuse was filed on September 7, 2011.

Little Dog admitted that she repeatedly brought an individual who was younger than 18 from his/her home in Little Eagle to a residence in McLaughlin where she knew this child victim would be exposed to a variety of physical dangers, including ingesting intoxicants and being expected to engage in sexual encounters with various adult men.

Little Dog pled guilty to the count of the superseding indictment that charged her with child abuse on March 14, 2012.

This case was investigated by the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security - Immigration & Customs Enforcement, and the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Standing Rock Agency. Assistant US Attorney Kevin Koliner prosecuted the case.

Little Dog was immediately turned over to the custody of the US Marshal.




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